Berlin are an American new wave band originally formed in Orange County, California. The band gained mainstream-commercial success with singles including “Sex (I’m A…)”, “No More Words” and the chart-topping “Take My Breath Away” from the 1986 film Top Gun. Band members included John Crawford (bass, vocals), Terri Nunn (vocals), David Diamond (keyboards), Ric Olsen (guitar), Matt Reid (keyboards) and Rod Learned (drums).

Take My Breath Away is the name of a love song from the film Top Gun (1986). The song, performed by the band Berlin won the Academy Award for Best Original Song and the Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song in 1986.

The music video features scenes from the film Top Gun intermingled with Berlin’s singer Terri Nunn performing the song.

“Take My Breath Away”

Watching every motion In my foolish lover’s game

On this endless ocean Finally lovers know no shame
Turning and returning To some secret place inside
Watching in slow motion As you turn around and say
Take my breath away ….
Watching I keep waiting Still anticipating love
Never hesitating To become the fated ones
Turning and returning To some secret place to find
Watching in slow motion
As you turn to me and say My love
Take my breath away…
Through the hourglass I saw you
In time you slipped away
When the mirror crashed I called you
And turned to hear you say
If only for today
I am unafraidTake my breath away …. x2Watching every motion In this foolish lover’s game
Haunted by the notion Somewhere there’s a love in flamesTurning and returning To some secret place inside
Watching in slow motion As you turn my way and sayTake my breath away ….
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